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Orlando by Virginia Woolf
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Orlando by Virginia Woolf

I’ve come to realise that any book I read for my course in the moment of reading it I will hate it. Just a little. The actual story and concept of Orlando I adored. The fact I’ve had to read…

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Top 5 Wednesday: Books Featuring Ghosts
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Top 5 Wednesday: Books Featuring Ghosts

What is Top 5 Wednesday? Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes on YouTube. Here is the link for the Goodreads group where you can find the list of topics and such.  This weeks topic is: Books…

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Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
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Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Macbeth remains my favourite of Shakespeare’s works but I must admit Twelfth Night is a close second. I’ve yet to read one his plays that I didn’t enjoy but I was surprised by how much I liked Twelfth Night. Historically…

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Evelina by Frances Burney
Adult Fiction

Evelina by Frances Burney

If you think back a few posts you might recall my slight tirade about Moll Flanders and its lack of chapters… Evelina also doesn’t have chapters. Instead, it’s written in letter form. A ‘chapter’ can be half a page or…

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Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
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Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe

My first and main question is what kind of book has no chapters, no discernible breaks, just continuous prose? Granted this novel was originally published in 1722 but still. I think that’s why I had such a hard time reading…

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